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Brown-Sugar Glaze

This recipe goes well with our Molasses-Spice Cake.

  • Yield: Makes enough for one 9-inch cake
Brown-Sugar Glaze

Photography: John Kernick

Source: Halloween 2009


  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Heat butter and sugar in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring, until sugar has dissolved. Add cream, vanilla, and salt, and bring to a boil. Remove from heat, and let cool until thickened. Use glaze immediately.

Reviews (4)

  • jacobe teel 1 Feb, 2015

    Sooooooo good! I actually used this as a glaze for different cake but oooooh man A++ two thumbs up

  • mr arpit 23 Nov, 2013

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  • Esrn_98 8 Oct, 2013

    This was way too salty! And as mentioned above, too thin. I added about 1/3 cup of powdered sugar and it was perfect on a bundt cake. I thought since it was a Martha Stewart recipe, I could trust the ingredients. Next time I will add a "pinch" of salt.

  • missmississippi 23 Dec, 2011

    Never got thick and it was too salty

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